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Mercury and inorganic mercury compounds [MAK Value Documentation, 2001]

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Published Online: 31 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/3527600418.mb743997anoe0015

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

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2012. Mercury and inorganic mercury compounds [MAK Value Documentation, 2001]. The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety. 82–122.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2012

Abstract

Published in the series Occupational Toxicants, Vol. 15 (2001)

The article contains sections titled:

  • Toxic Effects and Mode of Action
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Toxicokinetics and Metabolism
    • Absorption and distribution
    • Metabolism and excretion
  • Effects in Man
    • Single exposures
    • Repeated exposures
    • Local effects on skin and mucous membranes
    • Allergenic effects
    • Reproductive and developmental toxicity
    • Genotoxicity
    • Carcinogenicity
  • Animal Experiments and in vitro Studies
    • Acute toxicity
    • Subacute, subchronic and chronic toxicity
    • Allergenic effects
    • Reproductive and developmental toxicity
    • Genotoxicity
    • In vivo studies with inorganic mercury compounds
    • Carcinogenicity
    • Other effects
  • Manifesto (MAK value/classification)

Keywords:

  • metallic mercury;
  • colloidal mercury;
  • mechanism of action;
  • toxicokinetics;
  • metabolism;
  • (sub)acute toxicity;
  • (sub)chronic toxicity;
  • irritation;
  • allergenic effects;
  • genotoxicity;
  • carcinogenicity;
  • occupational exposure;
  • maximum workplace concentration;
  • MAK value;
  • toxicity;
  • hazardous substance